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Hello, I have a pdf file and i am trying to convert this file, i need to edit/add/delete this file in openoffice (impress). is this possible ? how can i ...
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    PDF to openoffice impress


    Hello,

    I have a pdf file and i am trying to convert this file, i need to edit/add/delete this file in openoffice (impress). is this possible ? how can i convert this file ?. the pdf has text/images. I need to delete some contents and want to add some text in it. the pdf looks like powerpoint presentation. ie) i want to open this document in open office impress

    Please advise.

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    well, there's apps to convert PDFs to PostScript documents, eg:
    http://linuxcommand.org/man_pages/pdf2ps1.html

    And here are some more apps that can extract text and images from PDF's:
    http://linuxcommand.org/man_pages/pdftotext1.html
    http://linuxcommand.org/man_pages/pdfimages1.html

    Seems they're a part of xpdf. I haven't tried any of the tools above but I think they should work quite nice, though, you'd probably have to 'redo' all of the layout when creating the PDF again (but then you got the PDF source document - which means you'll nolonger have to extract anything to make changes, only open, edit and export as PDF ).
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